What you need to know about Providence, RI

Providence is located in Providence County, Rhode Island. The population is 37% White, 12% Black, 5% Asian and 1% Native American or Native Hawaiian. 16% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 29% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. The median income is $37,514 and the median home value is $186,000. For more on schools, real estate, business and health care in Providence, see each of the tabs above. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Providence has a Walk Score ® of 76.
Top 10 Downtowns 2014


Homes Owned 35.01%
35.01% Complete
Homes Rented 64.99%
64.99% Complete

Real Estate

In Providence, Rhode Island

Ready to move to Providence? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Providence.

Median Home Price

Lower than the state average


In Providence, Rhode Island

The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Providence rates.

Median Household Income

Lower than the national average


In Providence, Rhode Island

Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Providence.


Most residents are
10-24 Years old


In Providence, Rhode Island

Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Providence.


Bachelor’s Degree 29%
29% Complete
Graduated High School 73%
73% Complete

Providence, RI's Livability Rankings

Top 10 Downtowns 2014

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